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Rioja Wine Update

The Heart of Harvest A five-part, live docuseries highlighting the people who make Harvest happen The grapes have been picked, the wine is fermenting, and it’s time to celebrate the conclusion of the 2022 Harvest Season! Episode 5: The Celebration Join the people of Rioja as they celebrate their hard work during the harvest, which […]

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                              In Sheep’s Clothing-Cabernet Sauvignon-Dundee-Washington State-2019-13.9% Alcohol-$19.99-A nose of some red fruit and spice, garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black cherry,  plum, some earth and spice on a bit disjointed finish.          NR          CR-85          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.  Senorio De Villarrica S.L.-Delicia de Baco-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Graciano-Crianza-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$24.88-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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Ego Bodegas-Goru-18 M-Monastrell-Syrah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2015-15.0% Alcohol-$19.88-A nose of dark fruits and spices, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, currants, tea and spices on long finish, a very good QPR.          WS-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. Cameron Hughes Wine-Lot 786-Field Blend-Carignan-Petite Sirah-Syrah-Grenache-Zinfandel-Mendocino County-California-2018-14.5% Alcohol-$11.50-A nose of dark fruits and […]

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Bodegas El Nido S.L.-Clio-Monastrell-Cabernet Sauvignon-Jumilla-Spain-2017-15.5% Alcohol-$44.99-A bold nose of dark fruits and spice, dark purple in color.  A full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice, chocolate, spices on very long finish.  Always good every year.          RP-93          WS-92          CR-90          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. J. Lohr Winery-Pure Paso-Cabernet Sauvignon-Petite Sirah-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Malbec-Paso […]

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Robert Mondavi Winery-Maestro-50th Anniversary-Cabernet Sauvignon-Cabernet Franc-Merlot-Petit Verdot-Napa Valley-California-2013-14.5% Alcohol-$29.92-A nose of some dark fruit and spice, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied Bordeaux blend, with black cherry, plum, some spice on a bit uneven finish, expected more.          NR          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.                                 Bodegas B. Escudero-Arvum-Garnacha-Tempranillo-Graciano-Mazuelo-Rioja-Spain-2005-14.0% Alcohol-$29.88-A nose of some […]

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                                                              Carlisle Winery-Syrah-Sonoma County-California-2017-14.9% Alcohol-$24.00-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with blackberry, blueberry, meat and spices on long finish, a great QPR.          NR        CR-90          Good with ribs, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                         Bodegas Izadi S.A.-Seleccion-Tempranillo-Graciano-Rioja-Spain-2016-14.5% Alcohol-$24.99-A nose of dark fruit and some […]

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                                Bodegas Tobia, S.L.-Oscar Tobia-Vinedos De Altura-Vin Rouge-Tempranillo-Rioja-Spain-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$17.99-A nose of dark fruit and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with black cherry, plum, licorice and spices on finish.          WE-91          CR-89          Good with meats, chicken, pasta. THe Buccaneer-Chasse-Partie-Dead Drift Red-Cabernet Sauvignon- Merlot-Petite Sirah-Zinfandel-American Canyon-Napa County-California-2017-13.5% Alcohol-$13.88-A nose of some […]

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              Tooth & Nail Wines-The Fiend-Merlot-Petite Sirah-Cabernet Sauvignon-Paso Robles-California-2016-14.8% Alcohol-$34.99-A nose of dark fruit and spice, purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with blackberry, plum, a bit dry uneven finish.  Cool label.          WE-89          CR-87          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.  Miguel Torres S.A.-Gran Coronas-Reserva-Cabernet Sauvignon-Tempranillo-Penedes-Spain-2017-14.5% Alcohol-$18.75-A nose of some dark fruits and […]

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Senorio De Villarrica S.L.-Delicia de Baco-Tempranillo-Garnacha-Graciano-Crianza-2015-14.5% Alcohol-$24.88-A nose of dark fruits and spices, dark purple in color.  A medium to full bodied red blend, with red currants, plum, licorice and spice on long finish, a very good QPR.          WS-94          CR-90          Good with meats, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus.                                            Elyse Winery-Petite Sirah-Carignan-Zinfandel-York Creek Vineyard-Napa Valley-California-2015-14.2% […]

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Apriori-Reserve-Cabernet Sauvignon-Napa County-California-2014-15.1% Alcohol-$59.99-A big nose of dark fruits and spices, dark garnet in color.  A medium to full bodied red, with black currants, plum, licorice and spices on long finish.  Still young, needs a good decant.          RP-92          CR-92          Good with steak, chicken, pasta.          One Cork Bonus. NRE 28/40.106/M-Bodega Cooperativa Cristo Del Humilladero-Granito del Cadalso-Garnacha-Sierra […]

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